You Are Welcome Here.

No matter who you are, or where you are on life’s journey – you are welcome here at First Congregational United Church of Christ. 

Who we are

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Open and Affirming

We welcome persons of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions.

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Accessible to All

We are committed to be physically and attitudinally welcoming of people with disabilities.

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Committed to Social Justice

We are called to acts of witness, compassion, and empowerment to ensure justice for all.

Recycle the Warmth Blanket Drive

Friday, January 27 – Sunday, January 29

First Cong will again participate in the St. Vincent de Paul Recycle the Warmth Blanket Drive. From Friday, January 27 through Sunday, January 29, there will be a bin inside the Lathrop entrance at for collecting blanket donations. If you have new or gently used blankets, please consider donating to help in this effort. You can also donate funds in envelopes provided for the drive or buy new blankets through the St. Vincent de Paul website.

Seeds of Hope Social Justice Grants

Applications Open: January 15, 2023 | Application Deadline: March 1, 2023
 
Seeds of Hope Social Justice Grants, administered by First Congregational Church of Madison Foundation, are available to organizations in Dane County to implement and support innovative programs and initiatives that advance social justice in ways consistent with the United Church of Christ’s missions.
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Frank E. Page Scholarships Available

The Frank E. Page Family Scholarship Fund supports members of six area churches pursuing college or university studies. Applicants from eligible churches should be planning to begin, or continue, education at any accredited 2- or 4-year college or university; should have a record of academic achievement; service to church and community; and demonstrated financial need. Deadline to apply is February 15, 2023.